Join the staff of Rotch Visual Collections for an hour devoted to exploring recent acquisitions – all of which are located in Dome, MIT’s digital repository.
Images to be shown and discussed include recent additions to the Aga Khan Visual Archive; images of modernist architecture in India by Le Corbusier and Louis Kahn (donated to the Society of Architectural Historians SAHARA project); photographs from retired architecture professor Maurice Smith’s teaching collection; images of Boston, Chicago, and the Southwest seen from the air, taken by noted photographer Alex MacLean of Landslides Aerial Photography; Augustus Pugin’s etchings from his influential 1836 book of architectural criticism, “Contrasts, or a parallel between the noble edifices of the 14th and 15th edifices and similar buildings of the present day,” and historical maps.
WHEN: Wednesday, January 20, 2 – 3pm
WHERE: Rotch Library conference room, 7-238
Contact Jolene de Verges with any questions or see the RVC Research Guide for more details.
Check out the MIT Libraries’ full schedule of IAP sessions.